Register December 2003 No. 576
Chapter AT 4
EVALUATION AND TREATMENT PROTOCOL
Protocol evaluation and treatment procedures.
Mandatory protocol requirements.
AT 4.01 Protocol evaluation and treatment procedures.
A protocol established by the licensee and approved by the consulting physician shall be in writing and may include any of the following evaluation and treatment procedures when authorized by the consulting physician:
Authorization for taking a basic medical history when necessary for evaluation and treatment of an athletic injury that may include any of the following:
Current medication history including known drug allergies.
History of the present injury or illness for which the person to be treated is seeking evaluation and treatment.
Authorization to evaluate the athletic injury utilizing any of the following procedures:
Authorization to utilize treatment procedures to treat an athletic injury including any of the following:
Authorization to utilize rehabilitation procedures to rehabilitate an athletic injury including any of the following:
Authorization to administer specifically enumerated drugs.
AT 4.01 Note
Note: A licensed athletic trainer may accept referrals from licensed chiropractors to engage in athletic training in accordance with an evaluation and treatment protocol approved by the consulting physician under this chapter.
AT 4.01 History
Cr. Register, February, 2001, No. 542
, eff. 3-1-01.
AT 4.02 Mandatory protocol requirements.
A protocol must contain all of the following:
The requirement that the licensee notify the consulting physician as soon as possible if a person being treated by the athletic trainer sustains new injuries.
The requirement that if a licensee or the consulting physician of the licensee determines that a patient's medical condition is beyond the scope of practice of the licensee, the licensee shall, in accordance with the protocol, refer the patient to a health care practitioner who is licensed under ch. 446
, Stats., or subch. II
or IV of ch. 448
, Stats., and who can provide appropriate treatment to the patient.
The requirement that a licensee shall modify or terminate treatment of a patient that is not beneficial to a patient or that the patient cannot tolerate.